Paul Miller joins me back on the podcast today for a fun look at what many first time candidates do wrong. If you want to make sure that you spend your time wisely and don’t make the mistakes that many first time candidates make, then make sure to listen to Many Local Candidates Have Delusional Ideas! We will cover all the basics of what not to do for you.
I am excited to have Paul back on the podcast today as we share our experiences in working with and observing first time candidates over the last two decades together. Paul is a good friend of mine, but also a political and media consultant with The Paulie Group. Together, we’ve got a wealth of knowledge to share with you, as well as lots of laughs!
In this episode, you’ll learn:
- Why you need to be careful about the events you attend– learn why you don’t need to commit to attend every event for your party
- What you need to do instead of just sending emails- learn what will get people to actually volunteer for and donate to your campaign
- Why social media doesn’t win elections – learn what role social media plays in elections and what role it does not fill
- How much time you should spend attending parades- learn how not to waste your time planning parade groups and what to do instead
- Why you shouldn’t count on your party helping your campaign- learn why your party may not provide finances or volunteer hours to support you
- Who you really need to ask for donations from- learn who to make sure to ask a donation from and why it is so important
- Why some people will never vote for you- learn why some people are not worth your time trying to convince them to vote for you
Paul Miller’s Bio:
Paul Miller is a highly regarded journalist, editorial writer and political consultant, he founded in 2009 the political and new media consulting firm Pauliegroup LLC.
A childhood steeped in freedom of political expression around the family dinner table led Paul to the formal study of journalism, ultimately shaping him into the outspoken critic of Progressive anti-Semitism and media bias against Israel that has characterized him for the last two decades. His byline can be found in the New York Post, Fox News, Washington Times, Chicago Tribune, Jerusalem Post and The Hill. His work has been featured on the Drudge Report and news sites across the globe. As a respected authority on national politics, Middle East policy and media accountability, Paul has been quoted and sourced by the New York Times, Fox News, Chicago Tribune and the Washington Times.
Transcript: Available here
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